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are going to hear about some of the heros who helped save lives. laura anthony from connecticut lart today on abc 7 news. >> right now in the bay area it is a soggy start to sour sunday. we have a look at the weather. >> we are milder than yesterday. hi temperature yesterday was 49. right now we sit at 49. low level moisture keeping it mild. they are not widespread focused mainly on the north base. numbers to the 40s and near 50 this morning. by this afternoon once again the north bay the coastal hills saver the shower activity with temperatures in the mid 50s. another system is on the way. it could bring anywhere from half inch to an inch of rain in the wittest locations in the north bay. they pick up over the next 12-18 hours or so. they bring storms to the pacific and bring us a rainy couple of days in autumn. >> thank you lisa. >> grieving community came to a candlelight vigil. they share stories of loss so many families are copeing with. a doctor who helped victims is also deeply shaken by what he experienced. >> this is the darkest thing i have ever walked into by far. i have been th
stay with "abc 7 news" for continuing coverage. laura anthony will have live reports from connecticut beginning tomorrow. >>> we do have developing news out of san francisco tonight. police have shut down part of california street between hyde and marketed searching for an armed gunman. they believe the person may be hiding behind a building that they surrounded. we do have a crew at the scene and we'll have than update at 11:00. >>> still ahead, hillary clinton is being monitored by doctors. what led to her fainting and hitting her head. also the twinkie could be brought back. and could intoxicated squid be crashing in our shores? >> aim leigh glaser. we're in between storm systems right now. showers still increasing up >>> a bay area scientist says he may know why thousands of squid have been washing up on shores. a scientist says the mass beaching happening during red tides. the algae releases a strong toxin, in large enough. in small doses they intoxicate the fish and swim up on show. >> bloomberg reports that kroger and walmart are among the companies that want the twinkie maker
as that is concerned. and so with that, i'll say thank you but i would like to introduce laura smith who's here as a captain from blue and gold to represent the rest of the captains from blue and gold and thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> linda? and then [name?]. >> hello commissioners, i'm a residental of san francisco since the 60's i went to school here, and i have been with as a deck hand since 19 suffix, i started out with red and white fleet and then now since the blue and gold fleet. i'm also a member of the inland boat man's you know and part of the whole scheme i am now apparently, i am now doing tib ron, angel island and sauce leet toe and so i see the commuters at tib ron which i'm fond of and the tourists at sauce leet toe and the tourists from angel island and we have finally recovered from the loss of the alcatraz ferry and when -- refused to hire any of our m m p i'm sorry because we have a great staff here and i would like to tell that you blue and gold is really a good company to work for. thank you. >> thank you. (applause) . >> winter and then ben weber..
and activate the gateway project as well: the second project is transfiguration by laura has had dad and she is taking image re and history into a different context and recognizing the history of the area and the site and recognizing it graphically and so there is and environmentle butcher town and the community and highlighted it in a composes as it mural and it would like like what [spelling?] it is on the left and at night the blue red and green to highlight the aspects televise and again an interesting interpretation of how we cannen hants grain silo and is thirdly we have electro land it's cameron mc dowell who proposed to use l e d lighting to apply right light to the silos that would not only interpret the way that the silos originally worked and functioned but also create an interactive game that people could use on their mobile devices like iphones or i-pods or blackberries to manipulate the colors and also provide an audio comment tare on the site and the history of the community as a part of it. and the last period is rego and mays within a city sign and speak to the power peace
with us for continuing coverage. laura anthony will have live reports from connecticut beginning tomorrow and you can get updates anytime at abc7news.com. >>> we do have breaking news out of southern california. police have one person in custody after reports of shots fired at the upscale fashion island mall in newport beach, witnesses report they heard a gunshot in the macy's parking lot. there are no reports of injuries. >>> it has been a soggy saturday. and take a look at this video shot a short time ago as the rain came down in san francisco. you can see people with their umbrellas hurrying through the rain. let's head right to leigh glaser with a check on the weather. >> leigh: it has been wet, especially the north bay and downright cold. highs in the upper 40s. here's a live look from live doppler 7hdy you can see the moisture starting to evaporate. we had some earlier moderate rain in the north bay, but you can see as this cold front slides south, things just start to fall apart a little bit. petaluma, a little light rain. some in hayward, fremont, and moderate rain between morgan
response. among those who are here, is a local pastor, laura rose. she says she also has family in connecticut. in fact two of her cousins were among those who were at sandy hook elementary school yesterday, and they managed to escape. now, i will be talking with her a little later. the organizer of the vigil tells me the tragedy in connecticut has seemed to touch a nerve because there are several similar vigils being organized across the country just like this one, and this one is just about to begin as it is in progress, obviously, we'll be staying here and we'll have more details on this one coming up a little later on in the evening. reporting live in alameda, sergio quintana. abc-7 news. >> ama: the united way of western connecticut has started a donation drive for the victims of the shooting. there's a link to the web page as abc7news.com. just click on "see it on tv". you can also post this badge to your facebook wall, silent show of support for everyone in newtown, connecticut. it's available at face book.com/abc-7 news. >>> the bay area, authorities in san francisco and
in person. laura anthony is in new town, connecticut -- newton, connecticut and she will bring us the details as the story unfolds. laura, if you are there, let's hear from you now. >> hi, carolyn. i can hear you. yes, we just arrived this morning from the hotel a few miles away. i can tell you coming through town this morning there was an intense feeling of grief and sorrow. folks lined up trying to come into town to pay their respects. in the meantime, the investigation here also continues. federal agents as we said are fanning out to gun shops and drive ranges here, gun ranges in the area trying to learn anything they can about this twenty-year-old shooter, adam lanza. he was heavily armed and wearing body armor when he literally shot his way into sandy hooks school breaking windows at the front entrance. he shot and killed the principal and psychologist running toward him trying to protect the children. this morning we are hearing from surviving children. two twin boys describe how their teachers and -- teacher saved the liar. >> we hid in my teacher's office. everyone was qui
filner sworn in this month as mayor of san diego and served for 20 years. representative laura richardson served for five years from the 37th district. representative pete stark, outgoing dean of our delegation was elected in 1972 and served more than 40 wreers from the 13th district. representative lynn woolsey served for 20 years from the 6th congressional district. much kk said about the distinguished careers of our departing colleagues, but i would like to offer a few remarks of the work i have joined them during their time here in the congress. representative howard berman has served the house for 30 years and i was honored to name him among my closest friends in this body. during his service, he worked on a wide of variety of issues and known as a champion of human rights and standing up for middle class, working class and for the poor in our country. as chair of the foreign affairs committee from 2007 to 2008, mr. berman made great progress on behalf of the less fortunate. he was a leader in securing reauthorization of our global hiv-aids program to help provide access to preventiv
settled in for parents. >> rather than do nothing laura can at least lay flowers and be grateful her own children don't seem to understand. a luxury of the very young that most don't have. a small community they know a victim some directly. >> last night we felt something unusual because they didn't respond on the phone calls or messages. >> (inaudible). >> trying to cope and connect signs are every where in the town center. this one marked each lost victim counting up to 27 including the shooter's mother. another reminded it wasn't just children who were lost. mandy ives is thinking of the principal. her 9-year-old son was a student of the school. >> we moved here in the middle of the school year. she was so kind to my son. >> david's five-year-old daughter alexis went to preschool at the sandy hook elementary. >> i am afraid to even look at it to recognize and see the names of my little ones playmates. >> he sent his daughter to a different elementary school a stroke of fate on a day when parents look for answers where there are none. >> heart wrenching right now. it's not easy to swal
here, the reverend laura rose, she led the group in prayer and shared the family reside pain. her cousin had two children at sandy hook elementary who escaped. >> they shut the phone off but basically i'm getting a post from facebook, and i'll probably talk to their grandmother in the next couple of days. >> they held their vigil for an hour, which was longer than the organizer expected. >> my husband counted 49 people, which rain and cold and just found out about it a few hours ago. >> across the bay in san francisco, another group braved the explain the cold. children held signs spelling out their calls for action. these vigils that have sprung across the bay and the country have a similar team. people showing support for the family families of those lost and to call for change. >> we have had unfortunately a number of shocking shootings within the last year. i don't know what it takes to reach a tipping point. i'll be curious to see if this is a tipping point. >> ama: stay with an answer -- abc-7 news for continuing coverage. you can get updates anytime al abc7.com. >> we had a
. >> it's just so senseless. >> reporter: rather than do nothing, laura can at least lay flowers and be grateful that her own children don't seem to understand. a luxury of the very young that most don't have. a small community they all seem to know a victim, some directly. >> last night we -- it was unusual, because they didn't respond on the phone calls and messages. last night we simply called. it's the worst. >> reporter: trying to cope and connect, signs are everywhere in the town's center, this one marked east lost victim counting up to 27 including the shooter's mother another reminded it wasn't just children lost. mandy is thinking of the principal. her 9-year-old son at the school. >> we moved here in the middle of the school year and she was so kind to my son. >> david king's daughter went to preschool with the children at sandy hook elementary. >> i'm just afraid to look at it to recognize and see the names of our little one's playmates. >> reporter: he sent his daughter to a different element israel school, a stroke of fate on a day when parents look for answers where
black caucus member, laura richardson, she has many accomplishments during her brief time. she has worked hard to improve our nation's infrastructure and been advocate for inclusion of minority and women-owned businesses and opened up economic opportunities and strengthened our schools. i know she is going to move forward to make more contributions in public service because she is focused and dedicated elected official. i have to pay tribute to my sister, lynn woolsey and i can't say what a bittersweet season this is after seeing you work so many issues. lynn woolsey has made sure that this body recognizes that peace is patriotic. and she has spoken 444 times on the floor as it relates to the needs to bring our young men and women home. and i look forward to our continuing work. she has been a role model for me. and i have to say finally in conclusion, she understands the importance of the safety net and brought the perspective that comes from relying on public assistance during lean times in her life and gave me the courage to talk about my time on public assistance, which was so
. this is a classic example, laura ashburn. how often are journalists' credibility. >> how could you wrongly identify the victim, but, now, i think people believe that this is the way journalism is. they're going to get it wrong and you don't always have to believe everything that a journalist tells you and i think that's sad. >> i don't know, i wrote a column really critical of this. this guy was identified for hours. no one went to try to independently verify the law enforcement official did. >> you accept the notion because somebody reported it and then it changes because this is a moving story this is just the way it is. can we do better? >> of course we can do better. in one part, i agree with lauren about people accepting this more because of all the proliferation of new kinds of media. but, howie, it's awful. you know, they put ryan lanza's picture out there and it was shared on facebook 1,000 times in a minute. it's a nightmare. this guy is sitting on a bus identified as a mass mufrderer for hours. slate said look like that facebook page of ryan lanza we linked to was incorrect. >> gee. >> th
for the kind of coverage that you're -- you've been very sensitive. >> so, laura and shelly, thank you. this is the note. and i wanted them to be on camera because i thought that their voices needed to be heard. they didn't want to show their full faces on camera because they had been crying for 24 hours they said. we don't look well. shoot us from the side. we did that. the note says, earlier you asked someone being interviewed what we would want our country to do for our community. this is what we would like. right away, we need specific plans and actions to improve safety for our children and our schools before they are expected to return to school. we feel we could be -- we could better ensure our children's safety placing a permanent police officer in each of our schools in newtown so they will know someone is there for the purpose of protecting their school. they need to feel safe and to be safe, be in capital letters, be safe as safe as possible. but equally important, are actions too. once and for all, find ways to make these acts nearly impossible to carry out in the future. t
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: this is laura sherman playing her guilded harp. this harp dates from 1918. but the harp itself is really an ancient instrument that still has the power to transport us, even to change lives. as byron pitts of "60 minutes" discovered. >> i'm just so drawn to it, it's like when i get up every day i just have to play my harp. i love it. >> reporter: for 13-year-old kim walker and her fellow members of atlanta's urban youth harp ensemble, this 47-stringed instrument with its heavenly sound transports them from the challenges of urban life to the satisfaction of mastering this most difficult of instruments. is playing the harp cool at all? >> yes. >> reporter: it is, she says, with great passion, it is. why is it cool to play the harp? >> because there are not a lot of kids that play the harp. you have your trumpets and your flautists and the run of the mill percussionists, but who can say oh i play the harp. >> reporter: i would think in an urban environment, harp is a hard sell. >> yeah, i kind of thought that at first, but when i walked in there were kids just loving it. >> reporter: carol
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